[R] Error in WGCNA package

Peter Langfelder peter.langfelder at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 17:54:09 CEST 2017

First, please read WGCNA FAQ at
regarding using RNA-seq and other count data.

Second, if you insist on using WGCNA on raw count data (which I don't
recommend), use something like

storage.mode(datExpr) = "double"

and try again.


On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 2:29 AM, Ankush Sharma <ankush.sak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all ,
> I would like to reconstruct coexpression networks from proteomic count data
> having integer values. Some internal function doesn't like to work well with
> integers.  How can this error be rectified?
>> adjacency = adjacency(datExpr, power = softPower, type = "signed");
> Error in cor(datExpr, use = "p") :
> REAL() can only be applied to a 'numeric', not a 'integer'
> Appreciate your help , Many thanks
> Best Regards,
> Ankush Sharma

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